October 6 Meeting Announcement + Other Info

MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT Date: Wednesday October 6 Time: 1:00-2:30 pm Guest Speaker: Teresa Jackson, Parkinson’s Aware in Care Ambassador Topic: Aware In Care kits, the Parkinson’s Foundation, and resilience, mindset, and thriving with a chronic disease. We will continue the discussion among ourselves afterward. For Meeting Attendance—everyone meeting in-person shall be MASKED throughout the meeting, FULLY VACCINATED, and not attend […]

September 8 Meeting Reminder

Our meeting is next Wednesday, September 8, at 1:00. Looking forward to seeing everyone and welcoming a few new members to our group. We are still planning to meet in person with precautionary measures to comply with our meeting facility, Fairfax County, and CDC recommendations and requirements to be as safe as we can. Having said […]

Welcome Back!

Our theme this year is Back-to-Basics. With all we have experienced over the past year-and-a-half, it’s a good time to return to the notion of living life fully again. What does that mean to each of us, apart from and along with our Parkinson’s journey?  September 8th heralds a new meeting year and a time to reunite […]

Notes From Our June Meeting

Our June 2 meeting was one full of sharing: what’s going on in our lives, what makes us feel fulfilled, our hobbies, our interests, and our passions. We also shared thoughts and ideas regarding upcoming meetings. We do not meeting during the summer months. Although meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month, our […]

Pelvic Floor and “Other” Issues–Speaker Notes

We welcomed Shirlea North, PT, DPT, GCS, CLT, Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist and Certified Lymphedema Therapist, and Clinical Director of Rehabilitation at Virginian Rehabilitation & Wellness, Inc, to our April 7 meeting via Zoom. A physical therapist who has worked with many people with Parkinson’s over the years, Shirlea has noticed the frequency of […]

Our Upcoming April 7 Meeting

Please join us for our next meeting! Date: Wednesday, April 7 Time: 1:00 – 3:00 pm via Zoom  Speaker: Physical Therapist Shirlea North Topic: Parkinson’s disease: the “Other” symptoms (including pelvic floor dysfunction) Zoom link will be sent out the day before the meeting. Please plan to log on 10-15 minutes early from a private area of […]